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Personal Shield Pro
Alias: Personal Shield Pro, MS Removal Tool, Personal Shield Pro version 2.20
Description: Personal Shield Pro is a variant of Security Sphere 2012, System Tool and MS Removal Tool fake antivirus tools. Personal Shield Pro is a rogue anti-virus application which may be secretly installed by a trojan or manually downloaded from one of many fraudulent Fake Scanner Sites. Personal Shield Pro can block you from running removal programs and tools (see Symptoms section below). If the infection is blocking your removal attempts, we have easy to follow special workaround instructions below.
Guaranteed Personal Shield Pro Removal. 30-Day Money Back Guarantee.We guarantee Personal Shield Pro removal or you get a full refund! Even if you are unable to download and run programs on your computer, we have created a special tool called Vkill that will subdue Personal Shield Pro and allow you to remove it using SpyNoMore. Here is how:
Personal Shield Pro Special Removal Instructions
Step 1: Download Vkill. If you cannot download Vkill directly to the infected computer, you can download it onto a clean computer and transfer it to the infected computer (by using a network or a flash drive).
If you cannot download directly to the infected computer and you do not know how to transfer files between two computers, click here for instructions on how to restart your computer in Safe Mode with Networking. Once you are logged in Safe Mode, you can download SpyNoMore.
Step 2: Double-click Vkill several quick times in a row to disable Personal Shield Pro. Make sure to save any unsaved work before you do that.
Step 3: Once Personal Shield Pro has been disabled by Vkill, you can download and run SpyNoMore. SpyNoMore will download updates then scan your computer and if Personal Shield Pro is present, SNM will detect it and you will be able to see either Personal Shield Pro or Fake Alert or System Tool or Fake Antivirus in the scan results. These are the same product. Please note that the free version of SpyNoMore will only show you the detections. In order to remove the infection you need to purchase a 1-year license which costs $29.95 (or $39.95 for 3 computers). In all cases, you will be able to see the infection in the free version scan results.
Step 4: After the scan is completed, click on Remove Spyware to purchase a 1-year SpyNoMore license. Your payment will be processed securely by Regnow.com (a Digital River company) who are considered to be among the most secure online payment processors in the industry. More details on Digital River Regnow here.
Personal Shield Pro Symptoms
Once installed, Personal Shield Pro performs a fake system scan then displays exaggerated fake results as shown below:
Personal Shield Pro can replace your desktop with a "Your computer is infected" warning message similar to this:
Personal Shield Pro periodically displays fake balloon messages titled "Personal Shield Pro Warning". It can also restart your computer from time to time. Upon restart, you may see a fake "nonpaged area" blue screen of death message such as this one:
Hijacker - A Hijacker is a software application that takes control of your browser's settings. Usually it changes your home page and redirects it to some unknown site or modifies your search settings. It prevents you from changing back your browser's settings. An infected browser usually operates much slower.
Ransomware - Ransomware is a software application that infects a computer and asks for money to have the infection removed.
Trojan - A Trojans or Trojan Horse is any programs that installs itself secretly normally via malware programs, quite often with sinister intent. Once installed, the trojan author (hacker) can gain complete control of the infected PC. Trojans are usually designed to steal sensitive information and/or destroy the system. Trojans can be distributed as unsolicited email attachments, or bundled with freeware and shareware programs.
Advice: Remove This is a very high risk threat and should be removed immediately as to prevent harm to your computer and / or to protect your privacy.
SpyNoMore removes Personal Shield Pro: Yes
Threat risk: Very High Risk
Extremely dangerous malware. Uses stealth installation, randomly named entries and has the capability to self update or resurrect after incomplete removal. Almost impossible to remove manually. Category mostly consists of trojans and spyware.
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